Pre-announcement on the Competition of the Urban Design and Conceptual Architectural Design for Luhu Scientific and Technological Culture Area of Longhua District, Shenzhen
The Competition of the Urban Design and Conceptual Architectural Design for Luhu Scientific and Technological Culture Area of Longhua District, Shenzhen is organized by the People’s Government of Longhua District, Shenzhen and the Urban Planning, Land & Resources Commission of Shenzhen Municipality (Municipality Oceanic Administration of Shenzhen), and undertaken by Shenzhen North Station CBD Planning and Construction Office of Longhua District, Shenzhen, Longhua Administration of the Urban Planning, Land & Resources Commission of Shenzhen Municipality, and the Government Invested Project Preliminary Work Office of Longhua District, Shenzhen.
It’s aimed to collect urban design schemes globally for the Scientific and Technological Culture Service Center of Longhua District, as well as conceptual architectural design schemes for public buildings (group) in the area, for building an internationally advanced scientific and technological culture service center for Longhua with a high starting point and high standard.
In order to make the design firms that are interested in this project to make preparation for its registration in advance, the relevant information is foreshown as follows:
（一）项目背景 Project Background
The 13th Five-Year Plan for National Economic and Social Development of Longhua New District, Shenzhen clearly puts forward that the development and construction goals of Longhua District are to become “a northern center of Shenzhen and modern international innovative axis new city； innovation-led district with strong vitality, a big district for high-end manufacturing industry, a green and ecological livable city and a harmonious new district with happy people’s livelihood”.
In order to achieve the district’s development goals, Longhua District puts forward six key development areas as economic growth poles to undertake important urban and regional service functions in the new era. Luhu Scientific and Technological Culture Area, as one of six key development areas in Longhua, is the source of radiation for scientific and technological guide and cultural service in Longhua District by taking public services and sci-tech R&D as the core functions. In the First Congress of Party Representatives of Longhua District it proposed that a city card shall be shaped and the city scenes be more characteristic in order to make efforts to promote urban quality and create modern livable eco-regions； it also stressed that Luhu Scientific and Technological Culture Area shall highlight its scientific and technological culture service function and be built into a regional scientific and technological service center radiating its influence on the north of Shenzhen and surrounding cities.
项目区位图 Project Location
（二）竞赛目标 Competition Goal
The competition focus the public services functions of Luhu Scientific and Technological Culture Area, with an aim to create a high-quality public building group as the area’s landmark and with cluster efficiency, to fulfill its development goal as a regional scientific and technological service center radiating its influence on the north of Shenzhen and surrounding cities.
（三）竞赛内容 Competition Content
The competition content consisted of two parts: urban design and conceptual architectural design of Luhu public building group area:
1. 片区城市设计内容 Urban Design
The urban design is to carry out overall urban design on the public building group and its surrounding public space within Luhu public building group area, whose main content includes: sorting out and researching the existing resources in the area and its surroundings, planning and designing overall spatial structure and image, organizing and building public space system, green space landscape system, traffic and slow traffic system and underground space system in Luhu public building group area； at the same time, putting forward the specific guidance for building sponge city and smart city in the area and overall scheme implementation guidelines.
2. 概念建筑方案设计内容 Conceptual Architectural Design
The conceptual architectural design is, based on urban design research, to conduct conceptual architectural scheme design on A public building group (library, public art center and grand theater), B public building (group) (Comprehensive Service Center I), and C public building (group) (science and technology museum)； its main content includes: researching and analyzing the characteristics of the buildings and the surroundings； based on terrain condition and the requirements of building users, optimizing and putting forward reasonable building function indexes； combined with preliminary research and the green building standards, planning and designing all kinds of architectural function layouts, architectural images as well as important nodes, organizing and building traffic streamlines inside the buildings and between the buildings； and offering proposals on modern, scientific and reasonable public building operation mode.
设计范围图 Design Scope
（四）报名要求 Registration Requirements
In this competition, the design firms that apply for the competition independently shall have the Engineering Design Integrated Qualification Class-A or Construction Industry (Architectural Engineering) Qualification Class-A； for those who apply for the competition as a consortium, at least one party shall have Engineering Design Integrated Qualification Class-A or Construction Industry (Architectural Engineering) Qualification Class-A.
Any design firm that is interested in participating in the competition shall submit registration documents for registration prior to the deadline stipulated in the official announcement. Registration documents include two parts: the commercial documents and conceptual proposal.
Qualification documents, including company profile, industrial and commercial registration documents and qualification certificates, etc.；
Evidentiary materials for undertaking the same type of design projects, including project introduction, project completion situation, images proving the projects and evidentiary materials for winning awards, etc；
Information of team members planning to undertake the project, including the list of team members, resume of team members and evidentiary materials for the same type of projects dominated by the chief designer, etc.
2. 概念提案 Concept Proposal：
The Conceptual proposal is mainly to elaborate the understanding of Luhu public building group project, its characteristics and resource analysis on Luhu public building group area, urban design concept and architectural design concept, etc. (without the limit of depth).
The length shall be controlled within 15 pages in A3-sized by taking clear expression of design concept as the principle so that the judges can correctly understand the main design concept.
The design firms that are interested in this project can fill in the Pre-Registration Information Table (see the appendix for details) from now on and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org for pre-registration, so that we can inform you of the project progress timely.
预报名咨询：赖女士 +86 135 3067 0439
Pre-registration Enquiry: Ms. Lai +86 135 3067 0439
For this competition, its official competition announcement will be made in early July, and the specific content is subject to the subsequent official competition announcement.
It’s warmly welcomed that those design firms that are interested in this project can carry out the relevant preparations for the competition in advance. Please pay attention to the subsequent information! We look forward to your participation!
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